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Scientists leave USDA as agency moves to Kansas City: NPR

Agriculture minister Sonny Perdue, who appeared here on Capitol Hill in April, announced last month that most of the staff of two USDA research agencies are moving to Kansas City. J. Scott Applewhite / AP Hide Caption Switch caption J. Scott Applewhite / AP Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, who appeared here on Capitol Hill in April, announced last month that …

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El Chapo's conviction may be the last time the public sees him

62-year-old Guzman was convicted in February by a jury in all ten cases. The prosecution has described him as the "unscrupulous and bloodthirsty leader" of the Sinaloa cartel and is seeking a life sentence. Witnesses testified during the trial that Guzman ordered and participated in the torture and murder of suspected antitrust opponents. Attorney Mariel Colon, who visited Guzman regularly …

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Why the Democrats' surveillance machinery is so slow against Trump

The House Democrats say they trust Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler to bring a prudential case to court. | Alex Wong / Getty Images Congress Legislators say they're putting up a report on White House resistance to Müller's testimony – but left-wing fear is on the increase. BY ANDREW DESIDERIO and KYLE CHENEY 07 / 17/2019 05:03 AM EDT House democrats …

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Trump's harsh attacks trigger the desired debate over the Social Democrats

Having severely hit President Trump's attacks on the Democratic newcomers and the media hype was deafening and all House Democrats (and four Republicans) voted for a resolution condemning his tweets, I will begin by appending the followers of the President the word. Kevin McCarthy, chairman of the House minority, said yesterday that he does not consider the Trump attacks racist. …

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4.3 magnitude earthquake shakes the San Francisco area

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake is said to have shaken the San Francisco area on Tuesday afternoon, less than two weeks after the two major earthquakes in Southern California. A view of San Francisco's famous Victorian homes with painted ladies. (Photo by Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) The epicenter was located nine miles from Livermore, California, and residents in the Bay …

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Utah girl, 6, after being struck by golf ball hit by her father

A six-year-old Utah girl who hit the golf course with her father died in the aftermath of a hit. The girl was hit while sitting in a golf cart on a course in Orem, a city south of Salt Lake City, just before 10:30 am Monday, NBC affiliate KSL reported, citing police. The station identified the girl as Aria Hill. …

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The picture show: NPR

The Smithsonian celebrates the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 with the projection of a 363-foot visual multi-park rocket. Shuran Huang / NPR Hide caption Caption switch Shuran Huang / NPR The Smithsonian celebrates the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11 with the projection of a 363-foot visual multi-park rocket. Shuran Huang / NPR A small …

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"The Squad" animates feuds with Pelosi: Be aware that if you "choose" us, we are "women of color"

The four Progressive Congressmen currently in a fierce feud with President Trump warned Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, the next time she "singles them out." Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, Ilhan Omar, D-Minn and Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass, often referred to as "The Squad", sat down with Gayle, hostess of "CBS This Morning" , along King on …

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John Paul Stevens died; Retired Supreme Court Justice, who led the court's liberal wing, dies at the age of 99; Cause of death complications from stroke

Supreme Court Judge Retired John Paul Stevens who was appointed as a moderate but later as a leading liberal voice by President Gerald Ford in 1975, has died, the Supreme Court said Tuesday. He was 99. The cause of death were complications of a stroke he had suffered on Monday, the Supreme Court said. His daughters stood by his side …

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